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A new home for CQMS’19

Due to huge demand and the growth of the Construction, Quarry and Machinery Show (CQMS) has had to relocate to a new and larger venue. Punchestown event centre, near Naas, Co. Kildare, will host this premier equipment show on June 21stand 22nd2019. Following on from the successful CQMS 17 which …

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Construction machinery distributer hosts apprenticeship seminar

Construction machinery distributer hosts apprenticeship seminar

A day-long seminar for those considering an apprenticeship in the construction plant and machinery sector is being organised by Komatsu distributor, McHale Plant Sales at its offices on Greenogue Industrial Estate, Rathcoole on a date yet to be finalised in late-September/early October. Free to participants, the programme will comprise a mixture …

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What is the oldest DAF truck still in operation?

Irishman John Tarrent in front of his DAF 2100 which he purchased back in 1984 and which is still in operation.

DAF Truck is looking for the oldest truck still in transport operation. The search focuses on typical DAF vehicles from past decades that continue to run day-to-day. Operators and drivers are being invited to share their truck on DAF Trucks N.V.’s Facebook page. DAF Trucks celebrates its 90thanniversary this year. …

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Molson acquire Finlay Group Ltd

Molson acquire Finlay Group Ltd and secure Distribution rights for Terex Finlay in England and Wales   Terex Finlay are pleased to confirm that the Molson Group Limited have acquired Finlay Plant (UK) Limited and its subsidiary and associated companies (“Finlay Group”), our long established equipment Dealer for England and …

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Focus on Flannery

It all started with one machine and now there are thousands. Flannery is a well-known plant hire firm – Darren Scully meets the founder and his team and takes a look at at their latest excavator. Many in the plant hire industry are self-starters. They know how to get up …

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Expanding the fleet

  Hire2K have just bought some new machines to add to their already large equipment inventory. This investment points to a growing economy and confidence in the equipment rental sector. Darren Scully reports. It is starting to become a more common sight: machinery salesmen handing over the keys of new …

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